questions for life - Steve Barkley

Bloom’s Taxonomy and Questions for Life

An article by Ron Berger, We Learn by Doing: What Educators Get Wrong About Bloom’s Taxonomy, triggered me to reexamine an earlier blog I wrote after reading Sam Wineburg’s and Jack […]

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Reflection and Insights

Jackie Gerstein, writing in Where is reflection in the learning process?, shares an experience most teachers can relate to: “I asked the students to get in small groups to discuss these […]

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Finding Understanding with Same/Different Exploration

Identifying similarities and differences is a fundamental cognitive process. When faced with a new situation, we naturally look to see how the situation is similar to something we already know and […]

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Planning Questions for Critical Thinking and Learning

The National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking defines critical thinking as an “intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated […]

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Facilitating Reflection

Reflection can provide a valuable learning experience for individuals and teams. Simon Sinek identifies its value in this short clip. “Reflection turns experience into insight.”                                                         John Maxwell I recently […]

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